Janelle Monáe performs Tightrope live on the Late Show with David Letterman in New York City, New York on May 18, 2010

Janelle Monáe

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Janelle Monáe is a U.S. singer, songwriter, dancer, producer, and performer.

Monáe was born Janelle Monáe Robinson on 1st December 1985 in Kansas City, Kansas. She moved to New York to study theatre at the American Musical and Dramatic Academy. Her original plan was to pursue a career on Broadway, but she soon changed her mind and returned to music. After moving to Atlanta, Georgia in 2003, Monáe founded the Wondaland Arts Society with like-minded young artists ... Read more on Last.fm